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The Arbor Teas Blog

Turkish Tea: Visiting Dem Cafe in Istanbul

While recently traveling in Turkey, we were lucky enough to visit a lovely specialty tea cafe named “Dem” in the up-and-coming Karakoy neighborhood of Istanbul.  Voted the best cafe in Istanbul for 2013, Dem has been in operation for only 1 year and its owner, Ömer Çagatay, is already prepared to open a second location.  [...]

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Arbor Teas Are Now Green Industry Hall-of-Famers!

Every day, Arbor Teas is honored by the patronage of our amazing customers, the dedication of our team, and the support of our community. Every once in a while, however, honor comes from unexpected places. Some of you may have heard by now, but last month Arbor Teas had the special honor of being inducted [...]

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Discovering Tea, Hawaii Style!

Two weeks ago, a small contingent of us from Arbor Teas headed to the big island of Hawaii to see what this exciting new tea growing region had to offer. Many suggested that a trip to Hawaii was simply an excuse to dodge the relentless cold and snow of southeastern Michigan’s winter. They were, of [...]

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Introducing Two New Organic Green Teas from Korea

We are delighted to add two amazing NEW Organic Green Teas from Korea to our catalog! Most people associate green tea with China and Japan, but few know that Korea has an almost 2,000 year old history of tea production and tea culture within its borders. Widely unknown, Korean Green Tea is one of the [...]

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Plan Ahead - Holiday Shipping Schedule 2013

Think of Arbor Teas for your holiday gift giving. What could be better then giving incredible Organic Loose Leaf Tea or scrumptious tea-infused treats such as Chocolate Truffles, Smoky Caramels, and Lollipops? To make sure your gift arrives in time, we've put together this convenient holiday shipping schedule. 2013 Holiday Shipping Schedule To ensure delivery by Dec [...]

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All Your Tea-Infused Holiday Favorites Are Back - Plus Two

Believe it or not the holiday season is just around the corner. This year Arbor Teas is has brought back all of its usual holiday treats plus two new ones: Our gourmet Tea Infused Chocolate Truffles are back for the holidays! We have offered these tasty little treats during the holiday season for 5 years in [...]

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Reused Arbor Teas Tea Bands and Teaware Make Great Halloween Costume

Arbor Teas customer, Michael, recently made this pair of "goggles" for his son Gideon. To make the goggles Michael re-used the stretchy elastic band that wraps around the Arbor Teas bulk sized packages and an old tea ball with a broken clasp. Michael notes "The goggles have a kind of 'steam punk' look to them!" [...]

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October is National Fair Trade Month - Buy Fair Be Fair

Did you know this October is the 10th annual National Fair Trade Month? National Fair Trade Month is a time each year when we take a moment to focus on our Fair Trade Certified Tea. Arbor Teas has committed itself to offering one of the widest selections of Fair Trade Certified® loose leaf teas available, [...]

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Two Extremely RARE and Delicious Organic Green Teas - Grown Right Here in USA!

Over the years, we have received many requests for an organic USA-grown green tea. But, unfortunately our search was fruitless because the United States is not an ideal tea growing location. The 5 traditional tea producing nations ( China, India, Japan, Sri Lanka and Taiwan) have specific climates and soils that are perfect for tea growth [...]

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Ann Arbor Food Blogger Creates New Recipe and Arbor Teas Giveaway!

Ann Arbor-based food blogger, Willow Arlen, is the creator of the blog Will Cook For Friends. Willow is a writer, photographer, and lover of food. She started blogging back in 2011 as a way to combine her passions. Her blog has stunning photography and tasty recipes! Recently, she posted a new recipe for Chai Iced Tea [...]

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